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Alternate name
Aptenodytes patagonicus Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Spheniscidae Family
94cm Length
Breeds:- French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands South African Islands, Islands (to Australia), South Georgia Island & the South Sandwich Isl, Non breeding. Search Coastal inshore water, pelagic continental shelf water, pelagic deep water,
0 - 100 m.
1 egg is incubated for around 55 days with both parents. Fledging takes 12–14 months. Clutch
Fish, squid.. Food  
3828 - TSN: 174450 World Number
Least Concern Status

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King Penguin Santiago Imberti Salisbury XC20689 Plains, South Georgia song


Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus ssp.
Aptenodytes patagonicus halli ssp

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Red: Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus
Yellow: Aptenodytes patagonicus halli
Green: breeding areas

Afrikaans: Koningpikkewyn, Koningspikkewyn
Czech: Tucnák patagonský, tučňák patagonský
Danish: Kongepingvin
German: Königspinguin
English: King Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino rey
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino rey
Spanish (Chile): Pingüino rey
Spanish (Uruguay): Pingüino Rey
Estonian: kuningpingviin
Finnish: Kuningaspingviini
French: Manchot royal
Irish: Rí-phiongain
Hebrew: פינגווין מלכותי
Italian: Pinguino re, Pinguino reale
Japanese: ousamapengin
Japanese: オウサマペンギン
Latin: Aptenodytes patagonia, Aptenodytes patagonica, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Lithuanian: Karaliékasis pingvinas, Karališkasis pingvinas
Dutch: Koningspinguďn
Norwegian: Kongepingvin
Polish: pingwin królewski
Portuguese: Pinguim-real, pingüim-rei
Portuguese (Brazil): Pingüim-rei
Russian: королевский пингвин
Slovak: Tučniak král'ovský, tucniak velký
Swedish: Kungspingvin
Turkish: Kral Penguen
Chinese: 王企鹅


King Penguin Santiago Imberti Salisbury XC20689 Plains, South Georgia song

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